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        Disputationes ad morborum historiam et curationem facientes. Quas collegit, edidit et regensuit Albertus Hallerus.

      Lausanne, Marci-Michael Bousquet (Band 7: Sigismund d'Arnay), 1757-1760. - 7 in 8 Bänden. 4°. Mit 8 gestochenen Titelvignetten und 34 (davon 20 gefaltete) Tafeln. Neuere Halblederbände mit roten, goldgeprägten Rückenschildern im Stile der Zeit. Lunsgaard 705. - Waller 3998. - Wellcome III, 199. - Blake 195. - Erste Ausgabe. Dritte Sammlung von Dissertationen nach den "Disputationes anatomica" in 7 Bänden und den "Disputationes chirurgica" in 5 Bänden. Hallers Sammelausgaben wiederspiegeln sein Genie aus der Gesamtheit der medizinischen Produktion die wichtigen und entscheidenden Texte herauszufiltern. Seine Fähigkeit nicht nur die historischen Schriften zu kennen und bewerten zu können, sondern zudem die Schriften der Gegenwart in seine Arbeit einzubeziehen sind einmalig. - Vollkommen unbeschnittenes, breitrandiges und annähernd fleckenloses Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Chief Harbours in the Islands of ORKNEY

      Great Britain Coasting Pilot., 1760. Copper engraving. Later colour. Expert repairs, mainly to upper margin. Very good condition. Size: 56 x 44 cm. (22 x 17½ inches) Sea chart of the harbours of Orkney. The main map shows the sea inlets around Kirkwall, two inset maps show Deer Sound and Stromness. Five coastal silhouettes inset at top right, title cartouche flanked by black eagles at centre right. The Great Britain Coasting Pilot was the result of the first systematic survey of British coastal waters. It took eight years to complete, and was used by the Royal Navy for navigating British waters for many years. The charts are notable for both their accuracy and their charm. Captain Greenvile Collins was an outstanding naval officer who became 'Hydrographer to the King' before the Coasting Pilot was published.

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        PARADISE REGAIN'D: A POEM IN FOUR BOOKS. To which is added SAMSON AGONISTES, and Poems upon Several Occasions. The author John Milton. From the text of Thomas Newton, D.D.

      John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson in London, Birmingham 1760 - pp: lxxii, (ii) Table of Contents, 390. Each part of the text has a separate half-title. Bound in old black morocco, elaborate gilt-tooled spine, borders, dentelles, all edges gilt, with later black and red leather labels. 9.75" x 6" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MR. HOYLE'S GAMES OF WHIST, QUADRILLE, PIQUET, CHESS, AND BACK-GAMMON, Complete in which is Contained, The Method of Playing and Betting, at Those Games, upon equal, or advantageous Terms. Including the Laws of the several Games. Twelfth Edition.

      London: Printed for Thomas Osborne; Stanley Crowder; Richard Baldwin, 1760. xii, 214 pages of text. Rebound in full leather with a maroon leather spine. Signed by author Edmond Hoyle and publisher Thomas Osborne on the back of the title page. Minor foxing to several pages, and mostly minor foxing to the edges of several pages. No date of publication listed; circa 1760. Previous owner's name neatly on an original endpaper. Alex Forbes.. Signed. Twelfth edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        THE ILIAD OF HOMER; THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER (11 VOLUMES)

      London: T . Osborne Et Al. Very Good. 1760. Hardcover. Attractive supple leather, spine has raised bands and gilt decorated panels. A few spine ends lightly rubbed. ABlue contemporary endpapers and marbled page edges. Engraved head and tail vignettes. Iliad in six volumes. Volume # 1 has multiple engraved frontispieces. Illustrated with two fold out maps Grecia (Homerica) , Troja and a shield described in the 18th Ilias. Odyssey in five volumes. Vol. #5's front cover & first three pages with a small puncture. Spine ends with light wear. Armorial coat of arms bookplate, initials appear to be "PYC". Prior owners signature, Catherine de Courlande. Rare, Greek Literature ; Engraved Illus.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Karte von den Canarischen Eylande nach denen Tagebüchern der See Fahrer entworfen von N. Bellin Ingenieur de la Marine 1746. Handgezeichnete, kolorierte Karte der Kanarischen Inseln.

      Um 1760. - Abbildungsformat ca. 19,5x25,5 cm, Blattgröße ca. 23,5x33,5 cm. Landkarte der Kanarischen Inseln: von links La Palma, Gomera, darunter Hierro, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura und Lanzarote, mit den vielen vorgelagerten kleinen Inseln. Mit hübscher Titelkartusche am oberen Rand und Himmelsrichtungskreuz. Eventuell aus einem deutschen Vorlagenwerk zur Erstellung eines eigenständigen Atlanten. Am rechten Rand handschriftliche Numerierung. Mit Faltspuren. Am linken Rand an Trägerkarton montiert. Map of the Canarian Islands (La Palma, Gomera, Hierro, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote). Possibly from a German original of an atlas. On the right margin handwritten numbering.

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        An account of the European settlements in America in six parts . fifth edition with improvements.

      Printed for J. Dodsley, London 1760 - 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. [8], xii, 324; xii, 308; folding frontispiece maps of the Americas; quarter brown calf antique, marbled paper-covered boards, red morocco labels lettered in gilt; handsome set. "Best contemporary account" (Howes). Clark I, 208; Hill, p. 39; Howes B974; Palau 37503; Sabin 9282; Todd 4f. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An account of the European settlements in America in six parts ... fifth edition with improvements..

      London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1760. 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. [8], xii, 324; xii, 308; folding frontispiece maps of the Americas; quarter brown calf antique, marbled paper-covered boards, red morocco labels lettered in gilt; handsome set. "Best contemporary account" (Howes). Clark I, 208; Hill, p. 39; Howes B974; Palau 37503; Sabin 9282; Todd 4f.

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        LORETO., "Loretto". Prächtige Gesamtansicht, im unteren Rand Erklärungen 1 - 17.

      Kupferstich von 2 Platten von M.A. Rupprecht bei Haffner, um 1760, 24 x 64 cm. Oben rechts mit Wappen. - Gleichmäßiger Druck, breitrandig. - Auf Wunsch mit Rahmen (kostenlos gegen Abholung). Europa, Italien

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        \"Loretto\". Prächtige Gesamtansicht, im unteren Rand Erklärungen 1 - 17.

       Kupferstich von 2 Platten von M.A. Rupprecht bei Haffner, um 1760, 24 x 64 cm. Oben rechts mit Wappen. - Gleichmäßiger Druck, breitrandig. - Auf Wunsch mit Rahmen (kostenlos gegen Abholung). Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Italien

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        Veduta della Strada Balbi

      Veduta tratta dalla "Raccolta di diverse vedute della città di Genova e delle principali sue parti e fabbriche" pubblicata a Genova tra il 1760-9 circa, magnifico e raro insieme di vedute della città di Genova, pubblicato con gli auspici e la direzione dell'abate Antonio Giolfi, direttore dell'Accademia di pittura e scultura di Genova e, insieme a Giovanni Ratti, il più importante pittore del periodo. La rarissima serie delle vedute di Genova di Antonio Giolfi, è priva di testo, indice ed elenco delle tavole. Costituisce uno dei più grandi esempi di lavori di architettura del Settecento in Italia, sulla scia delle grandi vedute di Roma di Piranesi, e senza dubbio il più importante lavoro iconografico sulla città mai pubblicato. Antonio Giolfi, figlio di Francesco, nacque a Genova nel 1721. L'unica notizia circa la sua formazione è relativa alla bottega di Lorenzo De Ferrari, figlio di Gregorio, il quale "istruì alcuni discepoli: niuno però così continuamente sotto lui perseverò, come il vivente Antonio Giolfi, che perciò ebbe comodo di coltivarvi i suoi talenti" (Ratti, 1769). Come il maestro il Giolfi divenne, in data imprecisata, abate, e da lui ereditò le suggestioni di sapore tardobarocco, tendendo verso un fare artistico più composto e controllato, con un nitore di linguaggio dagli accenti narrativi, che si allontanava progressivamente dai toni della grande decorazione genovese di pochi decenni anteriore: quella di Gregorio De Ferrari o di Domenico Piola. All'Accademia ligustica di belle arti, fondata nel 1751, figurò in qualità di accademico di merito per la classe di pittura; in seguito fu segretario (1752) e poi direttore della Scuola di pittura tra il 1756 e il 1760. Nel 1769 il Giolfi pubblicò, dedicandola a Giuseppe Doria e a suo padre Giovanni Francesco morto prematuramente, la sua opera più nota: Raccolta di diverse vedute della città di Genova e delle principali sue parti e fabbriche, composta da venti acqueforti eseguite in collaborazione con i toscani Giuseppe Torricelli per la stesura preparatoria, Gian Lorenzo Guidotti (autore di alcune tavole per la seconda edizione dell'Encyclopédie) per l'incisione, oltre a Giuseppe Riviera per l'esecuzione dei disegni delle due tavole di San Pier d'Arena e della Villa Doria a Fassolo e ai Chiesa Tessera, autori di quattro lastre. Il Giolfi scelse e diresse i collaboratori limitandone talvolta l'invenzione e il disegno (Poleggi, 1986, pp. 17 s.). Gli esemplari che abbiamo censito, tra raccolte pubbliche e private presentano un numero di tavole variabile e casuale, lasciando pertanto pensare all'ipotesi che venivano assemblate a seconda delle esigenze o delle committenze. Tra questi segnaliamo: - Esemplare di 20 tavole, donato dallo stesso Giolfi, presso la biblioteca del Convento dei Cappuccini della Ss. Concezione, considerato da Toncini Cabella come la sola copia conosciuta della "intera raccolta di stampe". - Esemplare di 19 tavole alla British Library. - Esemplare di 15 tavole venduto all'asta Christie's di Londra il 29 Novembre 1995. Prezzo realizzato 20.700 £. - Esemplare di 15 tavole + 4 doppie dei panorami, venduto da Christie's Londra il 3 Dicembre 1997, asta Feltrinelli. Prezzo realizzato 36.700 £. Bibliografia: Alessandra Toncini Cabella, Antonio Giolfi in Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani, Volume 55; G. Giubbini, Genova nelle vecchie stampe (catal.), Genova 1970, pp. 20-38; E. Poleggi, Paesaggio e immagine di Genova, Genova 1982, pp. 75, 88; Genova nel Settecento e le vedute di Antonio Giolfi, Milano 1986; U. Thieme - F. Becker, Künstlerlexikon, XIV, p. 70. Genova Genua Dimensioni in mm. 670 X 440

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        Des Klugen Beamten auserlesener Criminal-Proceß, Worinnen von dem Ursprung der Criminal-Verordnung unter Kayser Maximiliano I. Wie auch von dem Criminal-Proceß überhaupt und insbesondere, und von denen Straffen nach dem Göttlichen- Römischen- alten Deutschen- Carolingischen- und vielen Landes-Gesetzen, auf eine wohlbegreifliche Weise, gehandelt wird Nebst Beyfügung der hierzu nöthigen Peinlichen Hals-Gerichts-Ordnung Kayser Carls des Vten, samt denen Projecten. Zusammengetragen von Germano Philoparcho .

      Nürnberg, Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe 1760. gr. 8. [4] Bl., 742 S., [12] Bl., Frontisp. 1 (gef.) Tafel mit 15 Abb. von Folterinstrumenten. Pergament d. Zt. (Sehr gut erhalten).

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        Des Klugen Beamten auserlesener Criminal-Proceß, Worinnen von dem Ursprung der Criminal-Verordnung unter Kayser Maximiliano I. Wie auch von dem Criminal-Proceß überhaupt und insbesondere, und von denen Straffen nach dem Göttlichen- Römischen- alten Deutschen- Carolingischen- und vielen Landes-Gesetzen, auf eine wohlbegreifliche Weise, gehandelt wird; Nebst Beyfügung der hierzu nöthigen Peinlichen Hals-Gerichts-Ordnung Kayser Carls des Vten, samt denen Projecten. Zusammengetragen von Germano Philoparcho .

      Nürnberg Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe 1760 - gr. 8°. [4] Bl., 742 S., [12] Bl., Frontisp. 1 (gef.) Tafel mit 15 Abb. von Folterinstrumenten. Pergament d. Zt. (Sehr gut erhalten). Schweser, Christoph Heinrich (1647-1681), Jurist. Ab 1662 Schulbesuch in Kulmbach; ab 1664 am Gymnasium in Bayreuth; ab 1667 Studium in Wittenberg; Markgräflich Brandenburg-Ansbachischer geheimer Regierungs-, Hof- und Justizrat; Geheimer Regierungsrat und Lehenpropst in Ansbach.

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        Lauf des Flusses Sanaga oder Senegas von seiner Mündung an bis an das Eyland Bitbas entworfen von einen Frantzösischen Ingenieur 1718 und herausgegeben von Labat. - Fernerer Lauf des Flusses Sanaga von dem Eylande Bitbas entworfen bis an den Wasserfall von Govinau. 2 handgezeichnete, kolorierte Flußkarten des Sanagas (Senegal) in Kamerun.

      Um 1760. - Abbildungsformate je ca. 10,5x28,5 cm, Blattgrößen je ca. 22x35 cm. 2 Flußkarten des heutigen Senegals (Sanaga) in Kamerun. Von der Mündung bis Bitbas und von Bitbas bis zu den Wasserfällen im Landesinneren. Flußkarte des heutigen Senegals (Sanaga) in Kamerun von Bitbas bis zu den Wasserfällen im Landesinneren, mit Nebenflüssen, hübschen Zeichnungen der dortigen Gebirge sowie detaillierten Ortsbeschreibungen. Eventuell aus einem deutschen Vorlagenwerk zur Erstellung eines eigenständigen Atlanten. Am rechten Rand handschriftliche Numerierung. Am linken Rand an Trägerkarton montiert. 2 maps of the river of the Senegal in Cameroun. With detailed location description. Possibly from a German original of an atlas. On the right margin handwritten numbering.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Mertens]
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        The sportsman's companion: or portraitures, pedigrees and performances, of the most eminent race horses & stallions, represented in variety of attitudes. London, J. Barker, [1798?]. 8vo (22.5×15 cm). With a letterpress title-page, 40 numbered plates of famous race horses drawn by James Roberts and engraved by Henry Roberts, each with a portrait of the horse and rider (ca. 8.5×12 cm), detailed information about the horse and owner and most with an engraved vignette at the foot, engraved index leaf, and publisher's 4-page letterpress catalogue (with woodcut of 2 cocks fighting). Contemporary tan laid paper wrappers.

      Cf. ESTC N23610 & T50352 (3 copies of 1st ed. [1760?]); Huth, Horses and equitation, p. 38 ("1760" & "1820" eds.); KVK & WorldCat (3 copies, "[1820?]"). Extremely rare second edition of a book of plates depicting famous race horses active in England in the period 1708 to 1755, each shown with its rider and/or stable-hand, and recording its owner, pedigree (one traced back to a horse imported from Aleppo for Oliver Cromwell in 1657), qualities and racing record. It is printed from the original plates of ca. 1760. The final plate shows the most famous race horse of all, the Godolphin Arabian, foaled in Yemen around 1724.With 2 small tears and a few minor spots and smudges, but still in good condition and mostly untrimmed, with nearly all deckles intact. Wrapper somewhat dirty and worn, with the foot of the back wrapper damage. A rare and remarkable record of race horses in 18th-century England.

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        Trait? du h?tre et de son am?nagement compar? a celui du ch?ne et des arbres r?sineux, ouvrage dans lequel on pr?sente des vues sur l'?conomie g?n?rale du sol forestier de la France.Toulouse, J.M. Douladoure; (back of half-title: Paris, Madame Huzard), 1824. 12mo. Slightly later dark green half sheepskin.

      Bradley IV, p. 493; WorldCat (3 copies?). Very rare first edition of a treatise on the beech tree ( Fagus sylvatica ) by the French administrator and forester Étienne-François Dralet (1760-1844). It deals in particular with the beech in France, starting with its physical appearance (leaves, flowers, wood, etc.) and habitat. The second part deals mainly with the economic value of the tree, its wood and its beechnuts. It also includes an introduction to the management of a beech forest, with a chapter on beech forests in the north of France and another on forests in the south or up in the mountains. In 1801 Dralet was appointed as "curator" of the waters and forests of Toulouse, where he tried to restore to the state the forests that had fallen into private hands during the Revolution.First and last few pages browned and a water stain in the lower outer corner of the last 6 pages. Otherwise in very good condition.

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        Claudii Claudiani Opera, Quae Exstant, Omnia Ad Membranarum Veterum Fidem Castigata.

      Amstelaedami: Ex Officina Schouteniana, 1760. Quarto, original vellum. Gilt tooling and stamping to the front and rear panels and spine. A clean very good copy with light rubbing. Presents nicely.

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        Histoire et phénomènes du Vésuve. Exposés par le Pere Dom Jean-Marie Della-Torre, clerc régulier sommasque, garde bde la bibliothéque & du cabinet du roi des Deux-Siciles, & correspondant de l'Académie Royale des Sciences de Paris. Traduction de l'Italien par M. l'abbé Péton.

      Paris, Jean-Thomas Hérissant, 1760. 12mo (16.3 x 9.2 cm). xxiv, 399 pp., one large folded map of the mount Vesuvius, the Bay of Naples and surroundings, and five folded plates with panoramas and other views of the volcano, caldera, etc.. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments with gilt floral vignettes and small red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. l The first French translation by abbé Péton of the work of Giovanni Maria della Torre (1712-1782) "Storia e fenomeni del Vesuvio", largely dealing with the recent erruption of mount Vesuvius near Naples. Péton edited the work and added new information. It includes a list of works/authors writing about mount Vesuvius from 1631 onwards, and the lengthy "Dissertation critique sur les opinions courantes touchant les phénomènes du Vésuve et des autres volcans; par le pere Gaetan d'Amato", followed by the supplemental notes made by Della Torre in 1860, which were published in Italian in 1761. The last plate depicts the situation of the caldera on 30 April 1759. Rubbing to the boards, a few spots, small hole in the rear endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy. Ward & Carozzi, 2185.

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        Thesaurus Rerum Suevicarum seu Dissertationum Selectarum Volumen Quartum de Rebus et Antiquitatibus Civitatum Imperialium in Suevia cum Supplemento ad Bibliothecam Scriptorum Rerum Suevicarum et Repertorio Universali. (apart)

      Lindau, Otto, 1760 - XLIV, 663 S. Einband berieben, bestoßen und teilweiser Verlust des Oberflächenleders auf den Deckeln sowie am Rücken. Innen gelegentlich etwas fleckig. Farbstiftunterstreichungen im Inhaltsverzeichnis S. XLI-XLIV. Insgesamt recht gut. VD 18 80337155-001. Graesse VI, 2, 428. "Wegelin: Johann Reinhard W., Bürgermeister von Lindau und Historiker. W. entstammt einer im Schwäbischen und Elsässischen weit verbreiteten, alten und angesehenen Familie. Er ist geboren am 21. April 1689 in Lindau als Sohn des Bürgermeisters Johann Christoph W. und dessen Frau Felicitas geb. Caspar. Seine erste Ausbildung erhielt er am Lyceum in Lindau. 1707 bezog er die Universität Jena, wo er Philosophie, Mathematik, Jurisprudenz und Geschichte studirte. 1712 griff er in das bekannte „bellum Lindaviense" mit einer Schrift ein, deren langathmiger Titel lautet: „De S. R. I. lib. civitatis Lindaviensis praerogativa antiquitatis prae illustri D. Virg. coenobio, ejusdem famosi diplomatis Ludoviciani falsitate contra iniqua Maximiliani Rafleri S. J. nuperae vindicationis argumenta denuo retecta", und der Schreiben von Leibniz und von Wegelin’s Universitätslehrer B. G. Struv angefügt waren. Um seinen Horizont zu erweitern, unternahm W. eine Reise ins Ausland, die ihn zunächst nach Genf führte. Von hier aber wurde er als sachsen-coburgischer Legationssecretär auf Empfehlung des Reichshofraths Freiherrn v. Lyncker nach Wien berufen, wo er bald zum sachsen-coburgischen Rath und Agenten beim Reichshofrath aufrückte. Er bekleidete diese Stelle, bis ihn 1719 die kleine Reichsstadt Isny zum Rathsconsulenten und Kanzleiverwalter ernannte. Als solcher hat er es verstanden, das arg gestörte Einvernehmen zwischen Obrigkeit und Bürgerschaft mit solchem Erfolge wieder herzustellen, daß ihm auch die Reichsstadt Kempten die Stelle eines Consulenten übertrug. Im Streit mit dem Fürstabt von Kempten vertrat W. temperamentvoll und glücklich die Sache der Stadt. 1731 wurde W. Syndikus und Consulent in Lindau und 1746 Bürgermeister. Als solcher führte er „streitbar und sachkundig" mit glücklichem Erfolge den Kampf gegen die Patricier, die „Sünfzen", die ihren alten Antheil am Stadtregimente wieder zu erlangen hofften. Wegelin’s Fürsorge für die Stadt Lindau wird von den Zeitgenossen hoch gerühmt. Auch als historisch-politischer Schriftsteller hat er sich einen guten Namen gemacht; ich erwähne von seinen Werken, die Weidlich und Meusel verzeichnet haben, nur die ausführliche Streitschrift: [358] „Gründlicher historischer Bericht von der kaiserlichen und Reichslandvogtei in Schwaben" 1755, die sich mit den seit dem 16. Jahrhundert unaufhörlich fortdauernden Zwistigkeiten zwischen dem schwäbischen Kreis und Oesterreich über die Landvogtei in Schwaben beschäftigt; dann das jetzt noch brauchbare Sammelwerk, den „Thesaurus rerum Suevicarum" (1. Bd. 1756, 2. u. 3. Bd. 1757, 4. Bd. 1760); endlich die Neuedition der „Alten Schwäbischen Geschichten" des Thomas Lirer von Rankweil, die 1762 in Lindau erschien. W. ist am 11. Januar 1764 in Lindau gestorben. Weidlich, Zuverlässige Nachrichten von denen jetzt lebenden Rechtsgelehrten. Halle, Bd. IV, S. 133 und VI, S. 403. – Meusel, Lexikon teutscher Schriftsteller, Bd. 14. – Wolfart, Die Patriciergesellschaft zum Sünfzen in Lindau, in: Schriften des Vereins für Geschichte des Bodensees und seiner Umgebung. Heft 32, S. 11. – Wolfart, Geschichte der Stadt Lindau im Bodensee. 1. Bd., 2. Abth., S. 123. " (Artikel „Wegelin, Johann Reinhard" von Fritz Endres. in: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, herausgegeben von der Historischen Kommission bei der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Band 55 (1910), S. 357–358. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 33 x 22 cm, Ganzleder der Zeit mit 2 Rückenschildern und reicher -vergoldung sowie umlaufendem Rotschnitt [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        COMEDIAS DEL CELEBRE POETA ESPANOL Que saca a luz Don Juan Fernandez de Apontes.

      Madrid, Viuda de Don Manuel Fernandez, 1760-1763. In-16 gr. (mm. 199x114), 11 voll. in 10 tomi, mz. pelle coeva, filetti e tit. oro su due tasselli al dorso (lievi abras., piccola manc. al vol. 6), tagli marmorizzati, ca. 500 pp. ogni vol.; marca tipograf. ai frontesp. e fregi silografati nel t., con un ritratto dell'A. inc. in rame da M. Velasco. Introdotta da un lungo capitolo dedicato a "Fama, vida, y escritos" di Don Pedro Calderon de la Barca Henao y Riano.., questa edizione contiene 110 commedie. Cfr. Palau,II, p. 19 - Graesse,II,14 - Brunet,I,1471: "Bonne édition.". Esempl. un po' corto di margine, ma testo molto ben conservato.

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        The sportsman's companion: or portraitures, pedigrees and performances, of the most eminent race horses & stallions, represented in variety of attitudes. London, J. Barker, [1798?]. 8vo (22.5×15 cm). With a letterpress title-page, 40 numbered plates of famous race horses drawn by James Roberts and engraved by Henry Roberts, each with a portrait of the horse and rider (ca. 8.5×12 cm), detailed information about the horse and owner and most with an engraved vignette at the foot, engraved index leaf, and publisher's 4-page letterpress catalogue (with woodcut of 2 cocks fighting). Contemporary tan laid paper wrappers.

      - Cf. ESTC N23610 & T50352 (3 copies of 1st ed. [1760?]); Huth, Horses and equitation, p. 38 ("1760" & "1820" eds.); KVK & WorldCat (3 copies, "[1820?]"). Extremely rare second edition of a book of plates depicting famous race horses active in England in the period 1708 to 1755, each shown with its rider and/or stable-hand, and recording its owner, pedigree (one traced back to a horse imported from Aleppo for Oliver Cromwell in 1657), qualities and racing record. It is printed from the original plates of ca. 1760. The final plate shows the most famous race horse of all, the Godolphin Arabian, foaled in Yemen around 1724.With 2 small tears and a few minor spots and smudges, but still in good condition and mostly untrimmed, with nearly all deckles intact. Wrapper somewhat dirty and worn, with the foot of the back wrapper damage. A rare and remarkable record of race horses in 18th-century England. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        DISSERTAZIONE del Sig.... Inglese tradotta in italiano.

      Gardi, 1760. in-8, pp. 212, bella leg. m. perg. coeva con tass. al d. Front. a due colori con vignetta inc. in rame raff. Ercole e il Leone. L'occhietto precisa meglio del front. il tema dell'opera: "Della forza dell'immaginazione delle donne gravide sopra il feto". Da pag.173 al fine è contenuto un "Ragionamento del Dott. Ignazio Vari". Prima ediz. [003]

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        Kupferstich- Karte, anonym b. der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin, "Bremae et Verdae. Fol. II".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, um 1760, 44,5 x 55,5 Sehr seltene Karte von Bremen und Verden, hier vorliegend das Blatt 2, das die Grafschaft Hoya zeigt. Gebiet Bremen - Walsrode, Steinhuder Meer, Dümmer See. Mittig die Stadt Hoya. - Mit dem Steuerstempel der Berliner Akademie sowie einem Sammlerstempel. - mit zwei althinterlegten Einrissen am oberen Rand.

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        Nuevo Tratado de Reduccion de Monedas, Efectivas, e Imaginarias, de Estos Reynos de España, A Reales de Vellon: ..

      Madrid: Imprenta de D. Gabriel Ramirez, 1760. First edition. Softcover. Very good. 12mo. (10, of 14), 165pp. Contemporary flexible vellum, with two ties. With an old, slightly inaccurate, typewritten title page, and lacking the two following leaves (all provided in facsimile). Old ownership names of José Duaz Martinez (who also wrote his name on the upper board) and T. Duchmanli (?) of Cadiz. But most interesting are the final three pages filled with the writing of Pedro Blanco. who signed four times. One page is dated Cadizx, July 5, 1832; another also Cadiz but January 1831 (?), with the final two signatures undated. Pedro Blanco was a notorious Spanish slave trader based in Gallinas on the coast of Sierra Leone between 1822 and 1838. Contains tables for converting the various kinds of currency in use in Spain requiring something like this text in commerce. In 1808, coins were introduced denominated in real de vellón. These coins circulated alongside real de plata fuerte and escudo coins until decimalization. Coins denominated in reales de plata were minted until 1837, whilst maravedí coins were issued until 1850. This title rare. Only one copy located at the Biblioteca Nacional. In Spanish.

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        Rhaetia foederata cum confinibus et subditis suis Valle Telina, comitatu Clavennensi et Bormiensi, recenter et accuratissime delineata à Gabriele Walsero, V.D.M. Abbatiscellano; nunc aeri incisa cura et sumtibus Matth. Seutteri. Andreas Silbereisen sculpsit.

      Augsburg, Johann Michael Probst, (ca. 1760). - Plattengrösse: 49,5x57,2 cm. Blattgrösse: 53x60,4 cm. Kolor. gestoch. Karte, gefaltet. Hist. Karten Rätiens, Nr 51. - Titelkartusche mit Massstabsleisten unten rechts, Legende oben links. Gestochen von Andreas Silberseisen. - Die Karte erschien zuerst bei Seutter und bei Homann. - (Kleiner Wasserfleck unter der Titelkartouche, ausserhalb der Platte). - (Falz hinterlegt. Verso einige Zahlenkolonnen von alter Hand in Tinte).

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        Histoire et phénomènes du Vésuve. Exposés par le Pere Dom Jean-Marie Della-Torre, clerc régulier sommasque, garde bde la bibliothéque & du cabinet du roi des Deux-Siciles, & correspondant de l'Académie Royale des Sciences de Paris. Traduction de l'Italien par M. l'abbé Péton.

      Paris, Jean-Thomas Hérissant, 1760. 12mo (16.3 x 9.2 cm). xxiv, 399 pp., one large folded map of the mount Vesuvius, the Bay of Naples and surroundings, and five folded plates with panoramas and other views of the volcano, caldera, etc.. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments with gilt floral vignettes and small red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers, marbled edges. l The first French translation by abbé Péton of the work of Giovanni Maria della Torre (1712-1782) "Storia e fenomeni del Vesuvio", largely dealing with the recent erruption of mount Vesuvius near Naples. Péton edited the work and added new information. It includes a list of works/authors writing about mount Vesuvius from 1631 onwards, and the lengthy "Dissertation critique sur les opinions courantes touchant les phénomènes du Vésuve et des autres volcans; par le pere Gaetan d'Amato", followed by the supplemental notes made by Della Torre in 1860, which were published in Italian in 1761. The last plate depicts the situation of the caldera on 30 April 1759. Rubbing to the boards, a few spots, small hole in the rear endpapers, otherwise a very good clean copy. Ward & Carozzi, 2185.

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        Friedrich Heinrich Ludwig (Berlin 18. 01. 1726 - 03. 08. 1802 Rheinsberg). Prinz von Preussen. Reiterportrait mit Kommandostab in der Rechten, "Fridericus Henricus Lvdovicus Princeps Borussiae Marcho Brandenburgicus"; Friedrich Heinrich zu Pferde vor einem Feldlager, i. Hgr. Stadtsilhouette ( ev. Dresden?).

      - Kupferstich v. u. n. Iohann Lorenz Rugendas aus Feldherren und Generäle zu Pferde, um 1760, 22,2 x 33 Teuscher, 742. - Er war das 13. Kind des preuss. Königs Friedrich Wilhelms I. und dessen Gattin Sophie Dorothea von Hannover. Bruder Friedrich II.

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        Tilforladelig Efterretning om Kysten Guinea, Indeholdende: Beskrivelse I. Om Kysten i Almindelighed. II. Om Europæiske Nationers Handel der. III. Om Negernes Religion. IV Om Negernes Historie, Sæder og Levemaade. V. Om os Danske, vores Forter og Etablissements.

      1760 1760 - Kbhvn.: Lillies Enke 1760. Med kobberstukket portræt af forfatteren, foldet kobberstukket kort over Guineakysten samt 3 foldede kobbere visende fortet Christiansborg fra sø- og landsiden samt fortet Fredensborg. [30] + 348 + [2] s. Let bruneret eksemplar med rødt snit indbundet i samtidigt helskind med farvet titelfelt og rig rygdekoration i guld. Enkelte blade med svagt skjold i øverste margin. * Römer var ansat i det Vestindisk-Guineiske Kompagnie. Han opholdt sig flere år i Guinea, efterhånden med titel af Oberkiöbmand. I 1749 rejste han hjem på grund af sygdom. Han kom sig imidlertid og blev en velhavende mand med sukkerraffinaderi i Nyhavn 11."This history of European commerce in Guinea surveys the region's peoples and products in the terms of their relationship to the activities of the Danish West India Company and the Guinea Company". Ford Bell V,59. Important for the history of the slave trade.

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        Teilansicht, Dom, "Prospeto di tutta la Fabrica della Chiesa Catedrale a Milano - Vue de toute . ".

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ), um 1760, 29 x 40,5 Nicht bei Fauser. Unter der Ansicht Legende in ital. und franz. Sprache. - Kolorit teilweise leicht oxidiert.

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        A finely illustrated album of case histories, with 33 careful full-page drawings, heightened in color, and text in manuscript. 26 folding leaves. 8vo (226 x 170 mm.), orig. wrappers (occasional light staining)

      N.p.: ca. 1760. The father of Genteki Kagawa, Genetsu (or Shigen) Kagawa (1699-1777), is famous for originating the practice of gynecology and obstetrics in Japan. His "San-ron was destined to be the standard authority on obstetrics in Japan for at least a hundred years. That classic work was followed by the San-ron yoku written in 1775 by Genteki (or Shikei) Kagawa (1739-1779), the adopted son of Genetsu, as a 'supplement' to the San-ron and to correct the errors in the published work of the elder Kagawa, resulting in a considerable improvement in obstetrical methods."-Mestler, A Galaxy of Old Japanese Medical Books With Miscellaneous Notes on Early Medicine in Japan. Part II, pp. 493-94. Genteki Kagawa is famous for using many unconventional devices for facilitating a successful delivery and was the first obstetrician in Japan to understand that the head of the foetus should be down during delivery. In the 18th century, due to the considerable poverty in Japan, many babies were aborted. Makers and polishers of mirrors also filled the profession of abortionists as they had access to mercury which could be used to terminate foetuses. When the procedure went wrong, women were brought to Kagawa who noticed that the unborn children's heads were almost always at the bottom of the womb. This album - an illustrated practical manual - discusses many case histories of complications, special observations, and remarkable occurrences observed by Kagawa during pregnancy and birth; 33 are finely drawn and colored. It was issued by Kagawa as a sort of examination for his disciples, requiring them to demonstrate advanced knowledge of obstetrics before they were granted a license or certificate to practice; it was kept in manuscript as secret or proprietary information. Kagawa has recommended a number of drugs and provided recipes for their manufacture for the health of the expectant mother and to induce childbirth. A very nice copy. Some worming, occasionally touching image or text, carefully repaired.

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        Opera, quae exstant, omnia, ad membranarum veterum fidem castigata. Cum notis integris Martini Antonii Delrii, Stephani Claverii, et Thomae Dempsteri, auctioribus Nicolai Heinsii, & ineditis Petri Burmanni.

      Officina Schouteniana 1760 - xxxii, [2], 32p, [4], 1112p. Contemporary vellum over boards with the gilt arms of Amsterdam on the boards surrounded by richly gilt borders. Original ties preserved inside the front board. However, the original prize leaf has been removed. Moss p377 notes that "this is greatly superious in every respect to all the preceding editions, and is justly called EDITIO OPTIMA. The remarks, which are partly critical and partly explanatory, present a rich treasure of solid literature and happy illustrations". Dibdin p472. Ebert #4760. A couple of old ink spots on the spine, otherwise a fresh remarkably fresh clean copy in excellent condition. From the Library of Samuel Iperuszoon Wiselius (1769-1845)with his bookplate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COMPENDIO HISTÓRICO, GEOGRÁFICO, Y GENEALÓGICO DE LOS SOBERANOS DE LA EUROPA, DESCRIPCIÓN DE SUS CORTES, RELIGIÓN, Y FUERZAS, CON LA SERIE DE SUS PRÍNCIPES, HASTA EL AÑO DE 1760. SEGUND IMPRESIÓN. En que se corrige la antecedente, y se añade: LA DESCRIPCI

      - 5 hh.+474 pp.(al comenzar los índices equivoca la paginación y retrocede de la 464 a la 461 terminando de paginar correlativamente. En realidad son 478 pp.) Hojas oscurecidas y con manchas de humedad antigua en primeras y últimas páginas pero papel recio y bien conservado. Enc. en pergamino de época. 20x15. Imp. de Andrés Ortega. Madrid, 1760. Palau, ref. 340843 LIBROS ANTIGUOS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Hop Pickers. Les Ceullieurs D'Houblon'.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich v. F. Vivares n. George Smith, dat. 1760, 39,5 x 48,5

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        Le joli recueil, ou l'histoire de la querelle littéraire, Où les Auteurs s'amusent en amusan le Public. Suivi de : "Seconde partie du joli recueil, ou l'histoire de la querelle littéraire, (.)". ÉDITION EN PARTIE ORIGINALE. COMPLET DES DEUX PARTIES.

      Chez les Libraires Associés des Oeuvres du Grand Voltaire., 1760, 1761., Genève, - In-8 (166 x 100 mm.), (2) ff., 104 pp., (2) ff., 120 pp., reliure veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, tranches rouges, coins frottés, épidermure au dos au niveau des coiffes, ex-libris non-identifié contrecollé sur contre-plat, inscriptions au crayon gris sur pages de gardes, page de garde déchirée sur 40 mm., manque angulaire de papier avec perte de quelques lettres à la p. 41 de la seconde partie, bon exemplaire. Rare recueil de textes de Voltaire, certains avaient déjà été publiés, d'autres sont inédits. Bengesco 2203.

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        Histoire Naturelle, Volcans. Vue Généralle du Vesuve en 1757

      Parigi 1760 - Bella veduta del Vesuvio durante l'eruzione del 1757, incisa da Bernard su disegno di de la Rue. La veduta fu pubblicata nella celebre Encyclopédie di Diderot e D’Alembert (28 voll., 1751-1772). Conosciuta come l'Enciclopedia o Dizionario ragionato delle scienze, delle arti e dei mestieri rappresenta il primo vero prototipo di raccolta dello scibile umano in forma di Encyclopedia. Nata dall’idea di una traduzione corretta e ampliata della Cyclopaedia di Chambers, l’impresa mutò di segno quando l’editore ne affidò la direzione a Diderot e, «quanto alla parte matematica», a d’Alembert. Attorno al nuovo progetto furono chiamati a raccolta, come sottolineò Diderot, talenti appartenenti a «tutte le branche dello scibile umano», al fine di costituire «una società di scrittori e di artisti, intenti ciascuno al suo settore, e legati soltanto dall’interesse generale del genere umano e da un sentimento di reciproca benevolenza». Incisione su rame, finemente acquarellata, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Spectacular view of the Vesuve during the eruption of 1575, engraved by J. F. Bernard on a drawing by de la Rue. The view was published into famous Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. The Encyclopédie was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. Containing 74,000 articles written by more than 130 contributors, the Encyclopédie was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a machine de guerre which served to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightenment. The impact of the Encyclopédie was enormous. Through its attempt to classify learning and to open all domains of human activity to its readers, the Encyclopédie gave expression to many of the most important intellectual and social developments of its time. Copperplate, finely hand coloured, in very good condition. Dimensioni 445 355mm

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        Stadtplan; unten links Gesamtansicht von Celle ('Plan der Stadt Zelle' u. 'Prospect von Zelle').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Raspischer Buchhandlung, um 1760, 20,5 x 36,5

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